Coronary artery disease usually is diagnosed after a person has chest pain or other symptoms.
Your doctor will examine you, paying special attention to your chest and heart. Your doctor will press on your chest to see if it is tender. Tenderness could be a sign of a non-cardiac problem. Your doctor will use a stethoscope to listen for any abnormal heart sounds.
Your doctor will do one or more diagnostic tests to look for CAD. Possible tests include:
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